The NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell is expected to announce mandatory sentences for one-punch killers of up to eight years.
The New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell is expected to announce mandatory minimum sentences of up to eight years for alcohol- or drug-fuelled one-punch killers.
The maximum term will be 25 years.
The tougher penalties will form part of the state government's new plan to curb drunken violence.
This is going to be a constant battle not just police, not just licencing, but I suspect health and others.
The community is demanding action after a series of high-profile cases including the one-punch deaths of teenagers Thomas Kelly and Daniel Christie.